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The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Autism neurodiversity

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Autism Saved My Life – Sophie Lavender’s TED Talk

Comedian, autistic advocate, photographer, and film maker Sophie Lavender gives a Ted Talk about her experience with child abuse and how autism helped her to survive and maintain her sense of individuality– and her sense of humor.

Depressive Realism

For me, at least, this, together with the accumulated knowledge, sometimes leads to a deep sadness about the transience of everything that exists and the subjectivity of all our perceptions, assessments and attributions of meaning.

Autistic in the Neurotypical Gauntlet

I made my mistakes fully aware there would be a response, and I hoped that response would tell me exactly what was wrong with my communication. It wasn’t you who diagnosed me, it was me who came to you for help without my knowing how to ask you for help.

Autism Saved My Life – Sophie Lavender’s TED Talk

Comedian, autistic advocate, photographer, and film maker Sophie Lavender gives a Ted Talk about her experience with child abuse and how autism helped her to survive and maintain her sense of individuality– and her sense of humor.

Depressive Realism

For me, at least, this, together with the accumulated knowledge, sometimes leads to a deep sadness about the transience of everything that exists and the subjectivity of all our perceptions, assessments and attributions of meaning.

Autistic in the Neurotypical Gauntlet

I made my mistakes fully aware there would be a response, and I hoped that response would tell me exactly what was wrong with my communication. It wasn’t you who diagnosed me, it was me who came to you for help without my knowing how to ask you for help.

Autism Saved My Life – Sophie Lavender’s TED Talk

Comedian, autistic advocate, photographer, and film maker Sophie Lavender gives a Ted Talk about her experience with child abuse and how autism helped her to survive and maintain her sense of individuality– and her sense of humor.

Depressive Realism

For me, at least, this, together with the accumulated knowledge, sometimes leads to a deep sadness about the transience of everything that exists and the subjectivity of all our perceptions, assessments and attributions of meaning.

Autistic in the Neurotypical Gauntlet

I made my mistakes fully aware there would be a response, and I hoped that response would tell me exactly what was wrong with my communication. It wasn’t you who diagnosed me, it was me who came to you for help without my knowing how to ask you for help.